The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor (March 3, 2014)

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good (2006)

The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics (2001)

What Works in Development? Thinking Big and Thinking Small (edited with Jessica Cohen)

Reinventing Foreign Aid (solo edited volume)

The Limits of Stabilization: Infrastructure and Fiscal Adjustment in Latin America (edited with Luis Serven)

Crecimiento Economico (Edited with Monica Aparicio)

Public Sector Deficits and Macroeconomic Performance (edited with Carlos Rodriguez and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel)